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Harry Shearer and Judith Owen Celebrate a Dry-Eyed Holiday

Monday, November 30, 2015

The comedy and song duo plays songs from its annual holiday show live on Soundcheck.


We Are All Just Widgets in 'The Song Machine'

Thursday, November 26, 2015

New Yorker staff writer and author John Seabrook talks about the modern hit factory.


Elkington & Salsburg: A Pair of Ones, with Guitar

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The intricate, transporting guitar duo plays songs from their new record 'Ambsace' in the studio.


Little May: Urgent Harmonies, Anthemic Appeal

Monday, November 23, 2015

The polyvocal Sydney trio plays anthemic songs from its debut record, 'For The Company.' 


Quiet Hollers: Roots Music with Indie Swagger

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Catch a live set in the Soundcheck studio featuring the stirring Louisville five-piece.


Wet Dives Back Into the Fray With New Album

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The "perfect" Brooklyn synth-pop band performs live in the Soundcheck studio.


Duncan Sheik's Latest Sleight of Hand

Monday, November 16, 2015

The veteran songwriter and burgeoning Broadway darling visits the Soundcheck studio to play songs from his new album. 


Raury: On the Highway to Stardom, Looking for a Few Friends

Thursday, November 12, 2015

The blissed-out rapper and songwriter performs live on Soundcheck. 

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Aero Flynn: To the Stratosphere, With Love

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The ethereal Wisconsin artist Josh Scott returned to the fray this year after a lengthy absence, and he plays some of his new songs on Soundcheck. 


Benjamin Clementine: From Paris Metro to World Stage

Monday, November 09, 2015

The smoldering pianist plays songs from his full-length debut 'At Least For Now' live on Soundcheck.


Cosmo Sheldrake: What's In A Name?

Thursday, November 05, 2015

The playful and experimental folk musician visits Soundcheck for conversation and a live set. 

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YACHT: Populist Dance Pop, With Secret Teachings

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

The idiosyncratic Portland by-way-of L.A. band plays live on Soundcheck.


Elvis Costello's Music May Be 'Unfaithful,' But It's Always Surprising

Monday, November 02, 2015

The musical chameleon takes host John Schaefer on a dizzying musical tour, from Penny Lane to the Hammersmith Palais to the London Symphony Orchestra, from punk to jazz to ballet.


The Mynabirds Know What Lovers Know

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Newly evolved and restless pop from Laura Burhenn, live in the Soundcheck studio. 


Steven A. Clark: A 'Lonely Roller' No Longer

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The expansive indie R&B singer plays a live set and talks to host John Schaefer in the Soundcheck studio.


Lucero: Musical Ghosts and Memphis Soul

Monday, October 26, 2015

Road-tested Memphis band plays songs from its new album 'All A Man Should Do' in the Soundcheck studio.


Farao: Implacable Outlier Pop

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Norwegian singer brings her ethereal voice to the Soundcheck studio for a live set from her debut record, 'Till It's All Forgotten.'

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CocoRosie: A Savory, if Slanted, Sonic Stew

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Bianca and Sierra Casady play live in the Soundcheck studio.


Craig Finn's Faith in the Future of Rock'n'Roll

Monday, October 19, 2015

The Hold Steady's resident bar-end philosopher plays a solo set in the Soundcheck studio.


Pure Bathing Culture's Dream Pop Sharpens Focus

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Listen to Pure Bathing Culture perform songs from their new album 'Pray For Rain' live in the studio. 

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